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MPPM Students Develop Plan Encouraging Spatial Justice

Students in PPM 613 PPM Workshop class in Fall 2020 semester worked with Portland Society of Architects to develop an equitable vision of the city.
Tracy Michaud of USM's Tourism and Hospitality program.

USM joining partnership to help Greenland prepare and shape tourist industry

The new partnership — the Arctic Education Alliance — will build vocational education programs that support training in sustainable tourism, hospitality, and land and fisheries management in Greenland. The project will foster collaboration between U.S. and Greenlandic education communities and expand educational and economic opportunities.

Graduate Certificate in Public and Nonprofit Management Available Online

The Muskie School’s Policy, Planning, and Management program will now offer the Certificate of Graduate Study in Public and Nonprofit Management online starting spring 2021.

Muskie's Public Health Programs Highlighted in the Bangor Daily News

Muskie's Public Health Programs Highlighted in the Bangor Daily News
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USM contributes to CDC understanding of COVID-19 spread

Faculty and staff from the University of Southern Maine contributed to a new analysis and narrative being used by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control to better understand the spread of COVID-19.
Raegan Young, pictured  above with (left to right) Andrew Hart (MTCMA), Peter Crichton (Retired City Manager), Phil Crowell (Current City Manager) after receiving the 2020 Dr. Edward F. Dow Award for Future Leaders in Public Administration on October 19th, 2020.

MPPM Student Raegan Young Recognized by City of Auburn

Raegan Young ’20 MPPM Recognized with Dr. Edward F. Dow Award by the City of Auburn for her work during internship
Andrew Dolloff

USM graduate Dolloff named 2021 Maine Superintendent of the Year

In addition to receiving the state’s top principal and superintendent honors, Andrew Dolloff received Maine’s School Superintendents Association Outstanding Leadership Award in 2017 and the New England League of Middle Schools Outstanding Superintendent Award in 2020.

Data Innovation Project Announces this year's Applied Research Fellows

The Applied Research Fellowship places Data Innovation Project (DIP)-trained graduate students from the University of Southern Maine in community organizations to support their applied research and evaluation efforts for the academic year.
Robert Sanford co-editor of River Voices

USM storytellers collaborate for new book about the Presumpscot River

USM Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Robert Sanford co-edited the recently published book “River Voices: Perspectives on the Presumpscot” — and he had a raft of USM faculty and staff collaborators on board for the project.
Dr. Ryan Wallace, Director of Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at USM’s Muskie School of Public Service

CBS News Interviews USM's Wallace About the Pandemic’s Impact on Maine’s Seasonal Workers and Businesses

Dr. Ryan Wallace, Director of Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at USM’s Muskie School of Public Service, told CBS News that in this era of social distancing, pandemic-impacted small businesses may lack the technical savvy to reach customers and new markets through the internet.

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